News tagged with march madness

3Qs: An inside look at the 'Madness'

March Madness is in full swing, offering college basketball fans an onslaught of games that feature epic matchups and dramatic finishes. Alan Zaremba — associate professor of communication studies and ...

dateMar 26, 2012 in Social Sciences
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March Madness odds tough for top seeds

Bracket fanatics beware: University at Buffalo researcher Alex Nikolaev, an expert in statistical analysis, has found the odds do not favor NCAA basketball teams seeded No. 1 in the big tournament -- at least not taken as ...

dateMar 17, 2011 in Mathematics
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Is March Madness always the same?

Why is it that the same teams seem to dominate the annual men's collegiate basketball tournament? For that matter, why does the same small group of institutions seem to top annual best-college rankings?

dateMar 01, 2011 in Mathematics
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Behavior Changes Linked to March Madness

(PhysOrg.com) -- Millions of Americans, including President Obama, fill out their “brackets” when the NCAA Tournament field is announced each March, but does that really affect their work? It certainly ...

dateMar 09, 2010 in Social Sciences
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